Currant Welsh Griddle Cakes

Currant Welsh Griddle Cakes


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Small, currant filled sweet cakes are fried on a hot griddle or frying pan. They have a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg and are sweetened with golden syrup.

Dotty1 Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Makes: 12 cakes

  • 500g self raising flour
  • 1 pinch nutmeg, to taste
  • 1 pinch cinnamon, to taste
  • 130g butter
  • 130g margarine or lard
  • 220g caster sugar
  • 90g currants
  • 2 eggs, beaten with a dash of milk
  • 1 level tablespoon golden syrup
  • 1 pinch salt, to taste

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Sift flour, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon into a bowl. Mix in butter and margarine. Mix in sugar and currants. Add eggs and golden syrup.
  2. Roll out to about 1cm thick and cut out with a 5cm cutter. Cook in a hot frying pan until brown on both sides.

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